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CTF SHO Neonates

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Clinical Fellow in Neonatology (SHO responsibilities)
Commencing on 1st November 2016 for a fixed term period of 6 months.

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow in Neonatal Medicine (ST1-3 level). This post will also be suitable candidates who wish to gain experience in Level 3 Neonatal Care.

This job is designed for a level 1 trainee (SHO level), as part of core training in neonatology. This is an additional post created to increase the current SHO numbers to 9. It will be initially for 6 months and can be extended subject to satisfactory progress and vacancies permitting. The post provides experience in intensive and high dependency care of the sick and small babies.

The unit provides an excellent learning opportunity to develop advanced level of competence in clinical and technical skills. Experience will be gained in advanced ventilatory support (HFO, Conventional Ventilation, COMV, NCPAP, SiPAP ventilation, and in the use of, inhaled nitric oxide) and nutritional support.

The successful applicant will be assured level of educational supervision to support achievement of generic and desired skills within Neonatology. If the level of competency allows for incorporation into the registrar rota, the appointee will also receive training and experience in conducting Neonatal Transport (as part of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Transport Team).

Furthermore, we have a well-developed Fetal Medicine and Pediatric Surgical service linked with Kings College Hospital, London. This will allow for specialist experience in these areas.

The successful applicant will work within a full shift rota that is EWTD Compliant (48 Hours). The Postgraduate Dean confirms that this programme has the required educational and Deans approval.

For further information please contact Dr Palaniappan Sashikumar, Consultant in Neonatology. ( Email address removed )

This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in following such a procedure, and you should not let this deter you from future applications.

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